I haven't done this myself yet, but the Arentz book
says 15g ferric oxalate, 1g oxalic acid, 55ml H2O at 150 degrees F.
It says continuous mixing and reheating may be
I'm sure there's a guide on the Bostick and
Sullivan site...or just call them!
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Monday, November 10, 2008 1:13
Subject: Re: ferric oxalate
Oh, lord no. Not for a minute would I attempt to make anything
from scratch-- except maybe a pound cake.
No, I'm just trying to mix up the ferric oxalate powder with
distilled water and would like to know the amounts to use-- water to powder,
and can you ever heat the water too much? Just having a hard time here,
so wonder if I'm doing something wrong (as usual).
On Nov 10, 2008, at 4:06 PM, Neal Wilson wrote:
are trying to make Ferric Oxalate from scratch? I've always been told
this was a difficult process because of the compound's instability.
There are detailed instructions at http://e.neilsen.home.att.net/FerricOxalate.html
I've read again and again that this was something to buy rather make because
of the time it takes and that the relative cost savings is
Did I misunderstand your
> Date: Mon, 10 Nov 2008
> From: email@example.com
Subject: ferric oxalate
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> I'm trying to mix up some
ferric oxalate, from powder, for use in pt/
> pd printing. Can someone
detail their formula for me, for mixing
> this thoroughly?